What used Seat Ateca estate will I get for my budget?
Prices for the earliest Seat Atecas start at £15,000 for 1.0-litre Ecomotive S. If you up the budget a bit more to £17,000, you will find a good selection of better equipped SE and SE Technology Atecas.
If you want a diesel Ateca, prices begin at £17,000 for the 1.6 TDI, with 2.0-litre four-wheel drive models sitting at £21,000. 2.0-litre petrol cars are quite rare in comparison and you’ll need to spend more to get into one. Reckon on at least £24,000 to get a good version.
To find out if you are paying the right amount for your Ateca it would be worth using our handy online valuation tool.
How much does it cost to run a Seat Ateca estate?
The Seat Ateca has a range of efficient petrol and diesel engines to suit all budgets.
On the petrol front, there's the 1.0 TSI that has an official combined figure of 54.3mpg and £30 road tax. The larger and more powerful 1.4 TSI is almost as economical at 53.3mpg and costs a similar £115 per year in road tax.
There are three diesels: one 1.6 and two 2.0s, one with 148bhp and the other with 187bhp. The 1.6 is the most frugal, with 62.8mpg and £30 tax for early versions. The 148bhp 2.0 2WD isn’t much thirstier at 64.2mpg and £30 road tax. Four-wheel drive is available as an option on this engine (knocking economy to 55.4mpg and raises tax to £135) and standard on the 187bhp version, which also gets the DSG automatic transmission. Specifying four-wheel drive means you have to pay a penalty for it terms of running costs, with the 187bhp model having the highest running costs at 51.4mpg and £150 per year in road tax.
Any Ateca registered after 1st April 2017 will be charged under the flat rate of £140 per year due to the change in how vehicles are charged for annual road tax.
Seat does offer fixed prices for servicing and certain maintenance procedures, which will help to save you money on maintenance if you wish to take your car to a franchised dealership. This applies to all Seat cars up to 15 years of age.